Tag Archives: Knighthood

Knight is originally the designation for the armed, heavily armed, mounted warriors of the European Middle Ages.

Eleanor of Aquitaine. Medieval Queen 12th century.

Eleanor of Aquitaine, Medieval Queen, Middle ages, fashion history, Gothic clothes, 12th century fashion

Eleanor of Aquitaine

Eleanor of Aquitaine

Eleanor of Aquitaine (French: Aliénor or Éléonore d’Aquitaine;  also Éléonore de Guyenne; * 1122 in Poitiers in the Poitou; † 1 April 1204 in the monastery of Fontevrault in France), was the daughter and co-heiress of William X. (1099-1137), Count of Poitiers and fifth Duke of Aquitaine. She married in 1137 Louis VII., King of France. Continue reading

Company and friendship. The knight and the lady. 15th century.

Company, friendship, medieval, clothing, 15th century, fashion, Hennin,middle ages, costumes

The knight and the lady. Company and friendship.

Company and friendship. The knight and the lady. 15th century.

XVe siècle en France. Compagnie et, amitié.

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Costume design for Brünnhilde in The Ring Cycle 1879.

Brünnhilde. Opera Costumes. The Ring Cycle. Ring des Nibelungen. Richard Wagner.

Brünnhilde. Half-figure.

Costume design for Brünnhilde in The Ring Cycle 1879.

Hans Thoma costume designs for the opera The Ring of the Nibelung. Opera by Richard Wagner.

Brünnhilde:
The daughter of Wotan and Erda. Wotan’s favorite daughter and preferred Valkyrie. White robe and hat, bright indigo blue coat.

Gallery: Hans Thoma costume designs for the opera The Ring Cycle by Richard Wagner 1879.

Knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece 16th century.

Knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Renaissance 16th century military costumes. Dutch Guelderian Wars.

Jacques, Count of Ligne, Prince of Mortagne.

Knights of the Order of the Golden Fleece 16th century.

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Renaissance clerics and knights costume 16th century.

Renaissance, clerics, knights, costume, 16th century, Chivalry

Renaissance clerics and knights costume 16th century

Renaissance clerics and knights costume 16th century.

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Renaissance Knighthood. Dutch Guelderian Wars.

Knighthood, Emperor Charles V. Renaissance fashion, 16th century military, middle ages

Cornelius van Boetbergen, Lord of Haag, deputy of the Knighthood of the Overquartier.

Renaissance Knighthood costumes. Dutch Guelderian Wars 16th century.

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King Charles the First 1648. From the House of Stuart.

English King Charles I. England 17th century clothing. Baroque costume.

King Charles the First 1648

King Charles the First 1648.

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Medieval English fashion. 14th century costumes. Gothic era.

Medieval English fashion. 14th century costumes. Gothic fashion. Knights, Priest costume, Peasant costumes

English fashion 14th century.

Medieval English fashion. 14th century costumes.

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German Medieval dresses in the 14th Century.

Medieval, costumes, 14th, century, Burgundy, fashion history

German costumes 14th century.

German Medieval dresses 14th Century.

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Medieval German and Italian clothing in the 13th Century.

13th century clothing. Medieval fashion. Gothic dresses. Knights, Crusader

13th century clothing

Clothing in the 13th Century.

Medieval, gothic fashion era.

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Crusaders in the 12th and 13 Century. Monastic robes and armor.

The Crusaders. 12th and 13 Century. Middle ages knights armor.

Crusaders, Outremer in the 12th and 13th century

Crusaders in the 12th and 13 Century. Monastic robes and armor.

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